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AdventureWenatchee adds Korfiatis to their team

WENATCHEE — AdventureWenatchee has added Jennifer Korfiatis as a partner to its organization. She will act as an owner and vice president for business development, the company announced Wednesday.

Everyday Business | Tails waggin’ for arrival of new pet shop

We were sniffing around downtown Wenatchee last week and got excited (arf! arf!) about a new pet store — Firehouse Pet Shop — that’s set to open sometime in mid- to late November. Those swishing sounds? Those are our tails a-wagging.

Canadian tribes take aim at their own ‘great walls’

BRITISH COLUMBIA — Adding fish passage at Grand Coulee Dam could give Canadian tribes the leverage they’ve been working toward for fish routes around the lowest three of the 18 dams on the Canadian Columbia River and its major tributaries.

The city could use your advice

How does the city of Wenatchee regularly receive focused citizen input on a variety of city issues? The city of Wenatchee has nine citizen advisory boards that are appointed by the City Council and have volunteer members that meet regularly and provide input and advisory opinions to the City Council reflecting their perspective on issues that affect the city. These advisory boards are:

Oktoberfest curbs noise, trash, rowdy behavior

LEAVENWORTH — Steps taken this year to rein-in the revelry at the city’s annual Oktoberfest seem to be working. Officials say there’s less noise, less trash, less peeing in public.

Spotlight on Chelan murals

Chelan has a lot of murals, somewhere around 18 at last count, not including two in Manson. The outdoor paintings celebrate our area’s natural beauty, our past, our maritime and agricultural heritage, and our American Indian, Latin and European roots. Every mural depicts a unique Lake Chelan Valley outlook on life: hard-working, optimistic, surrounded by nature’s bounty, big.

Numerica branch on the rise in East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — The city’s skyline took on a new silhouette this week as construction crews hoisted roof beams into place on Numerica Credit Union’s new branch building.

PUD: Chelan lake levels won’t change

CHELAN — A three-year lobbying effort to benefit tourism by increasing the elevation of Lake Chelan by about one foot through September ended this week, with the Chelan County PUD deciding it couldn’t do it.